Lasherica Thornton, Jackson Sun Published 11:12 a.m. CT Aug. 29, 2019 | Updated 12:21 p.m. CT Aug. 29, 2019
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Jackson-Madison County School System Superintendent Ray Washington makes a presentation to the Jackson-Old Hickory Rotary Club on Aug. 26 about the district’s operations, academics and progress. (Photo: Lasherica Thornton/The Jackson Sun)
With nearly 13,000 students and a $127 million budget, the Jackson-Madison County School System requires a lot of dedicated people every day working in schools, the central office and maintenance, Superintendent Ray Washington said in a presentation to the Old Hickory Rotary Club on Monday.
“Teachers, principals, everybody extend themselves beyond a regular day,” Washington said. “It’s a lot of dedicated people who